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English verb: discuss

1. discuss (communication) to consider or examine in speech or writing

SamplesThe author talks about the different aspects of this question.
The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'.

Synonymsdiscourse, talk about

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)address, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat

Narrower (hyponym)descant, talk shop

2. discuss (communication) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

SamplesWe discussed our household budget.

ExamplesSam cannot discuss Sue , Sam wants to discuss with Sue

Synonymshash out, talk over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)talk about, talk of

Narrower (hyponym)advise, bandy, bandy about, broach, chair, confab, confabulate, confer, consider, consult, counsel, debate, debate, deliberate, deliberate, hammer out, initiate, kick around, lead, moderate, moot, negociate, negociate, negotiate, powwow, rede, talk terms, thrash out, turn over

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